Dr. Joseph Crumbley
The Pavilion
261 Old York Road
Suite 521
Jenkintown, PA 19046

Phone: (215) 884-7889
FAX: (215) 886-1299
Email: office@drcrumbley.com
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Kinship Care DVDs
Dr. Crumbley's DVDs on Kinship Care are available for purchase. Click on the PDF icon to download the order form.
  • DVD I. KINSHIP CARE: RELATIVE CAREGIVERS SPEAK OUT
    A panel of relative caregivers responds to a series of questions about kinship care. The relatives discuss (1) the emotional and transitional issues they and the children experience as a kinship family (2) How they establish relationships and authority with the children in their care (3) approaches they use in helping the children adjust to kinship care and separation from their parents (4) how they interact and keep the birth parents involved with their children (5) how incarceration, substance abuse and the parent’s absence impacts the children and relative.
  • DVD II: KINSHIP CARE: BIRTH MOTHERS SPEAK OUT
    A panel of birth mothers respond to a series of questions about having children who lived in kinship care. Some of the panelists will also discuss their experience of living in kinship care with their children. The birth mothers discuss: (1) how they explained to the children why they were living with relatives (2) how they interacted and were involved with their children and relative caregiver (3) how their children were effected and felt about their parents’ incarceration, substance abuse, absence or inability to care for them (4) the challenges and approaches used to re-unite with their children, and become a family again.

  • DVD III: KINSHIP CARE: TEENS AND YOUNG ADULT SPEAK OUT
    A panel of teenagers and young adults respond to a series of questions about living or having lived in kinship care. The panelists discuss: (1) how they felt about living with their relatives, and not with their parents (2) the challenges and adjustments to accepting their relatives in a parental role (3) how their parents’ incarceration, substance abuse and absence effected them; and how they displayed those feelings (4) what explanations were given to them, and how did they react to the reasons for why they were in kinship care (5) what interactions and supports from their birth parents and relatives helped them to adjust to kinship care (6) what were the challenges to re-uniting with their birth parents and separating from their relative.
  • Discussion topics and questions will also accompany each DVD.

    TheseDVDs are recommended for:

    • relative caregivers
    • birth parents
    • support groups for relatives, birth parents and children/teens
    • trainers (i.e., kinship foster care, social workers)
    • professionals providing services for kinship families (i.e., teachers, mentors, mental health providers, legislators, senior/elderly support centers and agencies
    • community and religious organizations.
    • associates, undergraduate and graduate schools (i.e., social work, psychology, human services).

Cost: $85.00 Each (Plus postage and handling)
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Dr. Joseph Crumbley
The Pavilion
261 Old York Road
Suite 521
Jenkintown, PA 19046


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